Boxing is a full contact sport. So pain or strains and sprains are not avoidable even when you are sure to have a good warm up before starting Muay Thai work out or fight or even when you are sure you don’t position wrong. But accidents or mistakes can always happen. Muay Thai boxers in Thailand know that well and also know how to reduce the pain and how to prevent it from happen so easily.
Boxing Liniment or Nam Man Muay is used by Muay thai fighters before each fight or each work out. It is used by rubbing onto bones and muscles that will be used in the fight like shin area. This old based liniment not only helps preventing the injury, it can also be good for healing the pain like sore muscles or stiff joints. This is one of those items that can’t be missed out by full time fighters.
Not only liniment, Num Mun Muay also have Boxing analgesic cream that can also help reduce the pain from injury or banged up muscle or bones.
The other 2 products below you might have not seen them. They are healing oil and balm known by Thai people to have healing ability. They are not only great for rubbing onto the painful areas, but also perfect for dizziness or faint. Since they contains pure herbs such as peppermint, menthol, camphor, cinnamon oil and clove oil, the oil and balm are completely safe for everyday use. Give them a try.
Well, so if you don’t have one of those in your Muay Thai training bag. I suggest you have one since you never know when it will come in handy. See you next time!